TEMPLES IN AND AROUND PEMUTERAN

Temple Tour
There are some very interesting temples in the area. Tourists are obliged to wear a sarong or scarf to enter the area around the temple.

Some temples are close to each other and easy to combine, like the Belatung, Kerta Kawat and the Melanting temple. These temples are nestled in a beautiful green oasis. It is a nice walk in the area to watch the cultivation process and harvest grapes in local people vineyards, if in season. Please ask our managers if you would like to arrange this trip.

Pulaki, Pabean and Segara Temple
A trio of temples nestled between the mountains and the sea. Pura Pulaki is the main temple for Pemuteran. It backs up against the hills and is home to a troop of non-threatening monkeys.

Across the road on grounds bordered the ocean is Pura Pabean, where local fishermen comet prays for safe journeys. This temple exhibits an unusual blend of Balinese and Chinese style decorations.

At the foot of Pura Pabean, next to the sea is a very basic and much older temple known as Pura Segara. The only decorations here are two piles of stones which appear very aged with a vaguely human shape.

Balinese belief there is a Special energy where the mountains almost touch the sea. They call it Nyegara Gunung.

Pemuteran Temple
On a small side street of the main road in Pemuteran you can find the Pemuteran temple.

Melanting Temple
A temple for traders and businessmen to ask for fortune and good luck. Because of its rich, historical architecture and its very special location, this is the best local temple to visit. Dating back to the 15th century, it is located on the slopes of Mount Pulaki and is surrounded by tropical forests and local vineyards. Late afternoon (around 5 pm) is normally the best time to visit.

Behind the Melanting temple you can find the Puncak Manik temple. A small temple, build around a sacred spring, high up in the hills. You have to climb hundreds of steps, but when you have reached the top are rewarded by a magnificent view.

Taman National Bali Barat Hindu Temple
A small Hindu Temple is one of the unique places that can be seen in Taman National Bali Barat set in the middle of the rain forest and surrounded by green huge plantation. This temple is used by the local Balinese Hindu to pray to the god to get prosperity and protect the forest from bad influence. This temple is often visited by Balinese Hindu on temple festivals.

Puncak Manik Temple
Behind the Melanting temple you can find the Puncak Manik temple. A small temple, built around a sacred spring, high up in the hills. You have to climb hundreds of steps, but when you reached the top you are rewarded by a magnificent view.

Belatung Temple
The Belatung temple is a beautiful jungle temple, the scenery and atmosphere are very good for meditation. The temple is located in Banyupoh with an unspoiled view of nature. The temple with religious atmosphere also has vineyards around the temple.

Kerta Kawat Temple
Situated majestically on the foot of a hill, Kerta Kawat temple is a pilgrim place for people who want to get an advance in their career Balinese belief that praying at this temple will further increases prosperity. Great views from Kerta Kawat, the views of the blue ocean and the strong green mountains of West Bali National Park is beautiful.